The NGA Foundation Names New Director

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NGA- Amalea Hijar
NGA- Amalea Hijar
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Aug. 17, 2018 - PRLog -- The NGA Names Amalea Hijar New Director

The NGA Foundation (National Grocers Association) has announced that Amalea Hijar has been named director.

Hijar has over a decade of experience, working with trade associations and professional societies. She was previously interim vice president of operations for Epic PR Group. She held senior-level positions within professional and trade associations where she was responsible for building membership groups, creating new products and services, and leading membership recruitment, retention and engagement efforts. Hijar was selected as a 2018 Association TRENDS Young and Aspiring Association Professionals honoree.

"I am pleased to welcome Amalea to the NGA Foundation and to add her talent and wealth of knowledge to our expanding team," said Matthew Ott, executive director of the NGA Foundation. "We often hear from independent grocers and wholesalers about the importance of hiring and retaining the next generation within the industry. With the additional resources and experience, the NGA Foundation will continue to support and advance the independent supermarket industry."

Hijar holds a master's degree in public policy from the University of Maryland, a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Agnes Scott College, and a nonprofit management executive certificate from Georgetown University.

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